International Airlines Group (IAG) welcomed last night's announcement by British Airways' pilots' union BALPA that it intends to hold a consultative ballot of its members in relation to the proposed restructuring and redundancy agreement reached between the union and the airline. This is in response to the COVID-19 crisis affecting the aviation industry. BALPA has recommended to its members that they approve the proposals.

The ballot is due to close on 31 July 2020.  IAG will provide a further update at that time.